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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Death every five minutes makes India's roads the world's deadliest

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:48pm by BLOOM

    ... road-death epidemic Last month was a grim one on India's roads. One of the country's top computer programmers died when he was hit by a speeding car. A policeman perished after allegedly being rammed by an irate driver. And a newly appointed member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet was killed after a car crash left him with a ruptured liver and fractured spine. ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    At least 40 killed as express train hits stationary freight train in northern India

    Posted May 26th 2014, 04:20pm by AP

    ... An express train ploughed into a parked freight train in northern India yesterday, killing at least 40 people and reducing cars to heaps of torn and twisted metal. The express passenger train ... said. Six of the cars on the express train derailed, with one car with unreserved seating taking the brunt of the impact and accounting for most of the 40 deaths so far counted, senior police ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    End of the road for India's iconic Ambassador car

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi End of the road for iconic Ambassador The maker of India's Ambassador car has suspended production, citing debt and lack of demand for the iconic vehicle that came to define the country's political class. Hindustan Motors, India's oldest car maker, shut its factory on Saturday. It had been making the Ambassador- based ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM Modi suffers loss as top minister killed in road collision

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... Records Bureau says. Munde becomes at least the third senior Indian politician to die in a car crash in recent times. The Congress party’s Rajesh Pilot, a former transport minister, was killed ... west coast, when his sedan was hit by a car. He died later in hospital. “My tributes to a dynamic leader whose premature demise leaves a void hard to fill,” Modi said in a tweet, amid a flurry ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Rapes 'accidental', Indian politician declares

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... deliberately... [Rapes] happen accidentally Ramsevak Paikra Police said a Malaysian woman, 30, was raped in a car last Thursday in the western state of Rajasthan- the latest in a series of sex attacks ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Mumbai’s new metro begins services despite ticket price fight

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:05pm by BLOOM

    ... on the dispute over fares. Ambani and his wife, Tina Ambani, a former Bollywood movie star, were part of the crowd that got on to one of the train's pink and white cars. The train was decorated ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    26 dead as fire sweeps through sleeper car

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 12:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France Press in New Delhi Blaze engulfs carriage on train from Bangalore, leaving bodies heaped at its sealed doors as passengers made vain bid to escape 26 dead as fire sweeps through sleeper car Fire raced through an Indian train carriage packed with sleeping passengers yesterday, killing at least 26 people and forcing terrified passengers to smash windows in a frantic ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - INDIA

    Book review: Capital: The Eruption of Delhi, by Rana Dasgupta

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by David Wilson

    ... tycoons, worth billions of dollars, have sucked up much of the cash. The wealthy gun their darkened cars through the unpaved streets while the pedestrian masses fret. Women, in particular, ... honk impotently. The wait is intense and unbearable. Finally, the lights turn to green. And at that point, the engines of the cars out front- rearing, straining, irrepressible- stall," he ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Driver and cleaner arrested after fiery bus crash kills 45 in southern India

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 02:43pm by AFP

    ... crash kills 45 A driver and cleaner who survived a spectacular bus crash and fled before it exploded in a ball of flames, killing 45 passengers as they slept, have been arrested. Only three ... The bus, travelling overnight from Bangalore to Hyderabad, was passing another vehicle when it crashed into a roadside barrier in Mahabubnagar in Andhra Pradesh at about 5am, police official Naveen ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    BJP's victorious Narendra Modi makes triumphal entry to New Delhi

    Posted May 18th 2014, 06:03am by Reuters

    ... is an outsider to Delhi's power circle. Modi leaned far out of his car, waving a victory sign to jubilant supporters, in a drive from the New Delhi airport to the headquarters of his Bharatiya ...




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